Reviews

​​From Idea to Implementation to Institutionalization: Creating Collaborative Department Cultures and Climates

​​From Idea to Implementation to Institutionalization: Creating Collaborative Department Cultures and Climates

By Kate Willink, Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs If you can, think back to May of 2019. Personally, I can hardly remember what happened last week, much less pre-pandemic. So, if you were a faculty member, chair, or director in spring 2019, here are some things you...

Fall 2020 Course Evaluation Timelines

Fall 2020 Course Evaluation Timelines

Fall Quarter course evaluations will open on Monday, November 16th, and will close on Friday, December 4th. While this means that course evaluations are open for almost 3 weeks, which is longer than normal, it mirrors a traditional quarter in that course evaluations...

New Chair and Continuing Chair Training

New Chair and Continuing Chair Training

In August, the Chair Development group hosted two orientation sessions via Zoom. The first session was for all chairs and focused on the topic of “Chairing in Crisis.” The second session was for new chairs and included an introduction to the chair handbook website and...

Annual Review Date Delayed

Annual Review Date Delayed

This year, in order to provide faculty, chairs, directors, and deans more time to complete annual reviews, the Provost's Office extended the final due date. Deans may adjust their review timeline according to their preference, providing additional time for faculty...

Teaching Evaluation Task Force

In partnership with the Faculty Senate, the VPFA plans to improve the University of Denver’s course evaluation and teaching review methods through a newly-approved Faculty Senate Teaching Evaluation Task Force motion. The task force will focus on and create structures...